Q1 If I want to play back a movie on a computer, what type of computer to I need?
A1 Compared with snapshot files, the movie files (AVI format, Motion JPEG standard) of this camera are very large. The following computer system environment is recommended in order to provide the high processing speed that is required for proper movie playback.  
 Recommended Computer System Requirements for Movie Playback 


File Size (Pixels)  CPU OS Required software
HD 1280X720 Pentium 4  3.2GHz or higher Windows
Windows Media Player
DirectX 9.0c or higher
STD 640X480 Pentium M  1.0GHz or higher
Pentium 4  2.0GHz or higher


File Size (Pixels)  OS Required software
HD 1280X720 Mac OS
X 10.3.9 or higher
QuickTime 7 or higher
STD 640X480

The above are recommended system environments. Configuring one of these environments does not guarantee proper operation.
Certain settings and other installed software may interfere with proper playback of movies.

Movie Playback Precautions

Be sure to move the movie data to the hard disk of your computer before trying to play it.
Proper movie playback may not be possible for data accessed over a network, from a memory card, etc.
Proper movie playback may not be possible on some computers. If you experience problems, try the following.
-Change the movie image quality setting to "STD".
-Upgrade to the latest version of Media Player / Quick Time.
-Shut down other applications that are running.

Even if proper playback is not possible on the computer, you can use the AV cable that comes bundled with the camera to connect to the video input terminal of a TV or computer and play back movies that way.

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